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Le Grand High team to showcase restorative justice at White House

Andre Griggs, left, coordinator of the Le Grand Restorative Justice League, speaks to students at a meeting at Le Grand High School in Le Grand, Calif., on Aug. 25, 2015. The program trains students to offer support to peers who may be facing challenges at school, home or on the streets. Andrew Kuhn Merced Sun-Star file

Andre Griggs, left, coordinator of the Le Grand Restorative Justice League, speaks to students at a meeting at Le Grand High School in Le Grand, Calif., on Aug. 25, 2015. The program trains students to offer support to peers who may be facing challenges at school, home or on the streets. Andrew Kuhn Merced Sun-Star file


 
Le Grand High School restorative justice leaders will travel to Washington, D.C., this weekend to show White House officials how their program could be a national model for reducing suspensions and expulsions and helping prevent students from ending up in prison.